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Hundreds march to save stroke service in Kent

27 February 2018
Around 300 people marched through Thanet, Kent, last Saturday to defend the area’s only stroke unit in Margate

Pressure beats mental health service cuts in Lewisham

20 February 2018
Health campaigners are celebrating after they forced Labour-run Lewisham council to reverse hundreds of thousands of pounds in cuts to children’s mental health services.

West London rallies against health cuts

20 February 2018
Around 200 people rallied to defend the NHS in Ealing Town Hall in west London last Tuesday night. The rally was called by the Ealing Save Our NHS campaign.

Health workers in north west England resist outsourcing threat to hospitals

13 February 2018
Former Labour MP Neil Turner has brushed aside low-paid hospital workers’ concerns over outsourcing.

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine

12 February 2018
Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies

Voices from the NHS in crisis—fix it now demonstration

03 February 2018
Some voices from the national NHS in crisis—fix it now demonstration in London

A howl of rage at the Tories’ and bosses’ destruction of the NHS

03 February 2018
Marchers in London said, 'We are sickened and angered by the NHS crisis, we blame the Tories and we want them out.'

Tens of thousands on the march in London for the NHS

03 February 2018
Deep anger against the Tories, and a determination to fight for change now

Protesters gather in London to say no to Tory attacks on the NHS

03 February 2018
Protesters are gathering on Gower Street in central London today to protest against the Tory assault on the NHS.

Remembering the nurses’ strike of 1988

01 February 2018
Thirty years ago this month health workers began a wave of militant strikes that defeated a Tory government. These three nurses tell the story—and say everyone should join the national demonstration to defend the NHS in London this Saturday.

Cuts are to blame for the NHS winter crisis—‘health tourism’ is a racist lie

30 January 2018
Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth pledged last week that a Labour government would defend the rights of EU migrants working in the NHS.

NHS rally hears from Jeremy Corbyn - now march on 3 February

25 January 2018
Some 1,500 people joined a Labour Party rally for the NHS in the Methodist Central Hall in central London on Thursday night. 

Nurse speaks out—‘Join our vital health protest’

23 January 2018
Health workers are calling on people to join the demonstration on Saturday 3 February in central London.

A big protest in London on 3 February can help push back Tory attacks on the NHS

16 January 2018
An urgent call to resist the Tories’ attacks on the NHS went out from a health campaigners’ meeting in London on Thursday of last week.

Mother of Becky Romero leads protest over her death - and backs 3 Feb NHS demo

13 January 2018
The mother of Becky Romero, a 15 year old who died because of metal health cuts, has slammed underfunding of services as “utterly shameful”. And she called on people to join the demonstration for the NHS on 3 February in London.

Protest to demand justice for Becky Romero

09 January 2018
The family and supporters of Becky Romero planned to protest in Bristol this Saturday.

Two deaths after long ambulance waits - Tory cuts are to blame

07 January 2018
At least two people have died this month because of Tory cuts to the NHS.

As campaigners call a national protest for the NHS on 3 February - let’s make it big

05 January 2018
Health campaigners are planning a national demonstration against the Tories’ assault on the NHS. Called by Health Campaigns Together and the People’s Assembly for Saturday 3 February, it could bring tens of thousands onto the streets of London.

Equalities report shows the institutional racism facing workers in the NHS

02 January 2018
The latest equalities figures show that black workers in the NHS aren’t reaching the highest pay rates—and are more likely to be disciplined, explains Tomáš Tengely-Evans

PFI firms in the NHS set for £190 million windfall due to Tory corporation tax cuts

28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.

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